China for the year doubled the capacity of solar power plants
According to Agency Reuters, last year China increased the total capacity of solar power plants more than twice, retaining the title of world’s largest producer of solar energy.
By the end of last year, the capacity of Chinese solar power plants increased to 77.42 GW, last year it increased by 34.54 GW. By 2020, according to the approved plan, China will increase its solar power capacity to 110 GW.
Last year solar panels installed in the country, generated 66.2 bn kWh of energy, however, is that it is only 1% of the total electricity produced in the country.
By 2020, the government is investing 364 billion in renewable energy.
Already this year, China will start construction of solar power plant in the Chernobyl exclusion zone.